E. Cobham Brewer 18101897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
(b. Westminster, 1574; d. August 6th, 1637). Every Man in his Humour (1596); Every Man out of his Humour (1599); Cynthias Revels (1600); The Poetaster (1601); Sejanus (1603); Eastward-Hoe (with Chapman and Marston) (1605); Volpone (1605); Epicene; or, the Silent Woman (1609); The Alchemist (1610); Catiline (1611); Bartholomew Fair (1614); The Devils an Ass (1616); The Forest (1616); The Staple of News (1625); The New Inn (1630); The Magnetic Lady (1632); and The Tale of a Tub (1633); besides his unfinished pastoral, The Sad Shepherd (1637); various Masques; Underwoods; Tim ber; a Grammar; and many miscellaneous poems and translations. See Lowndess Manual. His Works were published in 161631, 1640, 1641, 1692, 1716, 1756, 1816 (Gifford), 1838 (Proctor), 1875 (Cunningham). See the Biographies by Chetwood (1756), Gifford (1816), Proctor (1838), Cunningham and Bell (1870), and J. A. Symonds (1887); and Criticism by the two latter, Hazlitt (Comic Writers), Leigh Hunt (Wit and Humour, Imagination and Fancy, and Men, Women, and Books), Swinburnes Study (1889), the Dictionary of English Biography, and Morleys English Writers, vols. x. and xi.